In the last decade, JSS AHER has emerged as a leading center for education and research in biotechnology and allied disciplines. Division of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences is involved in teaching and research in frontier areas of modern biology.
B.Sc Biotechnology programme was started in the year 2013, and being an interdisciplinary course, is one among the leading three year undergraduate degree under the Faculty of Life Sciences. The program aims to meet the increasing demand for trained manpower (to accomplish both academic and industrial need) in the field of life-sciences across the globe. The curriculum is designed to educate students covering basic knowledge and advanced skills in the area of biotechnology and their application in research and development sector of industry, agriculture and medicine.
The Programme is intended for students who would aim to develop their knowledge and career pertaining to biotechnology. The course is designed to provide critical and practical skills to analyze, evaluate, design and implement solutions and strategies.
To provide in-depth insight into the programme, curriculum for students are prepared as to the norms of choice-based credit system (CBCS), which includes Core, Skill based, Allied and Elective papers.
The core papers include :
For an effective student learning process, the program also introduces electives, allied and skill based papers, with specific emphasis on topics covering environmental biotechnology, agriculture, tissue culture, bioinformatics, etc. along with the core subjects.
10 + 2 with Science subjects
Biotechnology assimilates in itself a number of disciplines. Further, there is a great demand for biotechnical experts in various life science sectors. The following are applications where biotechnological techniques are used extensively :
Career opportunities for students in biotechnology abound. Those specializing in different sub-disciplines of this field can easily find jobs in both private and government sector undertakings. If you have acquired a postgraduate degree in biotechnology then you can easily find a suitable position in a number of industries.
Indian Students : INR 38,300.00 per year
NRI Students : USD 3120 per year